Adapt Courseware, the provider of comprehensive online curriculum resources that individualize the learning experience for each student, is working with innovative colleges and universities throughout North America as its Introduction to Psychology courseware gains traction. The company will be featuring Introduction to Psychology at the 2012 Sloan-C International Conference on Online Learning this week, where its founder, Dr. John Boersma, will also be presenting, “What Would the Best Online Learning Experience be Like?”
Higher education faculty and administrators are embracing the company’s adaptive learning model because it combines proven learning science with advanced multimedia techniques in a manner that can drive measurable learning outcomes. Adapt Courseware’s Introduction to Psychology is already receiving high accolades at a variety of institutions.
“Our Introduction to Psychology offering is unlike any other curriculum resource in higher education,” said Dr. John Boersma, CEO of Adapt Courseware and a former university faculty member. “Students are able to connect with content in multiple ways that are meaningful to them. Our latest research indicates that students who used our Introduction to Psychology courseware have been able to achieve subject mastery more effectively and efficiently than through traditional means.”
Like all Adapt Courseware online curriculum resources, Introduction to Psychology was designed and developed by instructional designers closely collaborating with academics well versed in learning theories and methodologies. Subject matter experts, multimedia content developers, and production teams created a series of high quality videos and compelling digital interactives.
Students can achieve learning mastery in Introduction to Psychology by watching dynamic video lectures, reading stimulating text, and immediately practicing concepts. Based on a student’s demonstrated knowledge, the learning experience adapts as each student is directed to appropriate and relevant learning activities.
For example, to learn Classical Conditioning concepts, a student can spend 3 to 5 minutes engaged in a high quality video lecture. This can then be followed by an activity in which the student is asked to classify stimuli and responses as either conditioned or unconditioned based on relatable case studies. If the student correctly classifies the choices, the next step can be an interactive exercise to identify which elements of the Pavlov’s dog experiment represent each type of stimulus and response.
Students are provided with real-time feedback to let them know whether or not they have answered questions correctly. Additional explanations help them better understand concepts to build topic comprehension in later learning activities. A real-time Mastery Meter shows student progress upon the completion of each learning activity to continually motivate students to strive for subject mastery.
To learn more about Introduction to Psychology and view a live demo, please visit Adapt Courseware at the Sloan-C event in booth #115.
About Adapt Courseware
Adapt Courseware individualizes the learning experience for each student based on academic abilities and needs. The company offers complete, customizable, online curriculum resources that combine proven learning science with advanced multimedia techniques to help students achieve mastery learning. With Adapt Courseware, colleges and universities can realize measurable learning outcomes, increased student retention, and higher student satisfaction.